Mark Tami

Opposition Pairing Whip (Commons)

Labour MP for Alyn and Deeside

@MarkTamiMP https://facebook.com/alynanddeesidelabourparty

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Mark Tami’s voting in Parliament

Mark Tami is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Mark Tami sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Mark Tami generally voted for a stricter asylum system, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Mark Tami has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Departmental Spending 7 Jul 2020

    Obviously, the aerospace industry is not going to come back any time soon, so we must look at how we will invest to keep those jobs and skills in the medium and longer term. In particular, we have seen the sort of support that has come from the German and French Governments; we really must look at least to mirror that in this country.
  • Points of Order 7 Jul 2020

    On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. Following the announcement today of a sector-specific support package for the arts, I wonder whether you have been given notice that the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy intends to come to the House to announce a sector-specific package for aerospace and aviation, as we have seen in France and Germany. The sector has...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Non-molestation Orders: Coronavirus 6 Jul 2020

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department has taken to help ensure the safety of alleged victims in cases where a non-molestation order has been breached during the covid-19 outbreak and the alleged perpetrator of the breach is awaiting trial.

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Labour MP for Alyn and Deeside

Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

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Topics of interest

Mark Tami campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Transport
  • Health
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Drugs
  • Universal Credit
  • Voter Participation/Registration
  • Animal Quarantine
  • Clinical Priorities Advisory Group

Currently held offices

  • Opposition Pairing Whip (Commons) (since 10 Apr 2020)
  • Member, Administration Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)
  • Member, Finance Committee (Commons) (since 2 Mar 2020)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (since 15 Jan 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (12 Feb 2020 to 10 Apr 2020)
  • Member, Draft Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill Committee (26 Nov 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Administration Committee (30 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Finance Committee (Commons) (30 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (12 Sep 2017 to 12 Sep 2017)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (12 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Administration Committee (20 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Palace of Westminster (Joint Committee) (16 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (17 Jun 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Administration Committee (23 Jan 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Opposition Pairing Whip (Commons) (7 Oct 2011 to 12 Feb 2020)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (18 Nov 2010 to 8 Nov 2011)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (13 Oct 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (8 Oct 2010 to 18 Sep 2015)
  • Member, Crossrail Bill Committee (14 Nov 2007 to 18 Nov 2007)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (2 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (22 Jan 2007 to 6 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee) (29 Nov 2005 to 6 Nov 2007)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Dawn Primarolo, Paymaster General), HM Treasury (10 Nov 2005 to 6 Sep 2006)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 12 Jul 2005)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jul 2020.

1. Employment and earnings
1 October 2019, received £200 from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square London E1W 1YW for summer survey. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 11 January 2020)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Unite the Union
Address of donor: 1 Cathedral Road, Cardiff CF11 9SD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,893.42

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 10 January 2020)
Name of donor: Lord Patrick Carter
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 January 2020)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Sally Tami, as part-time Secretary/budget control.

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